ASPA Education Teacher Professional Development Workshops

All new content in 2024!

Building the capacity of specialist and classroom teachers is a focus for ASPA Education. As passionate educators, we believe in equipping teachers with the skills and knowledge to deliver vibrant and sustainable performing arts programs in their schools.

“Positive, inclusive and highly interactive! I walked away with a GIANT bags of tricks and amazing methodology to bring into my classrooms and choirs! Super grateful for today!” – Ramona Ponting, Waverley Christian College

“I loved the positive energy from the presenters and I have walked away feeling inspired and energised for school.” – Sylvia Petrovska, Templestowe Heights PS

Performing Arts Content Booster

Are you looking to boost or refresh your performing arts content for Semester 2? Let us re-stock your teacher tool-kit at this practical, hands on day where we will equip you with a wide range of brand new resources that will engage students of all ages and abilities.

Suitable for: Primary classroom and primary specialist music teachers, casual relief teachers and pre-service teachers


  • Music in the Classroom – greeting songs, transition songs, action songs and creative musical activities to engage students
  • Team Building Activities – Fun and energising theatre-based activities designed to promote imagination, teamwork, focus and confidence
  • Movement Activities and Dance – Warm up, stretch and learn a fun and easy dance routine to teach your class
  • Incorporating classroom instruments – songs, activities and creative ways to include basic hand percussion into your classroom.

Resources: Each participant will receive a booklet with warm ups, activities, music and digital resources.

NESA Elective PD (Sydney only): This PD meets Standard Descriptors 6.2.2 and 7.4.2 and can contribute 5 hours towards Elective PD at the Proficient Teacher career stage. You will receive a certificate upon completion.


Friday August 9
9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: Burnside City Uniting Church, Tusmore
Cost: $195 – includes morning tea & lunch
Presenters: Rachel Burke and Maddison Apacible

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Friday July 26
9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: Wilston Presbyterian Church, Wilston
Cost: $195 – includes morning tea & lunch
Presenters: Lucy Flook and Georgia Martin

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Friday July 26
9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: 1st Kew Scout Hall, Kew
Cost: $195 – includes morning tea & lunch
Presenters: Jessica Huggett and Joanna Patocs

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Friday August 9
9.30am – 3.30pm
Location: St John’s Anglican Church, North Ryde
Cost: $195 – includes morning tea & lunch
Presenters: Fiona Ulrick and Shelley Moore

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Past Teacher PD workshops in 2024 have included:

  • Start or Revive your School Choir
  • Show-Stopping School Concerts

Cancellation Policy

Please ensure you are in good health before attending the workshop. Should you be unwell then we ask that you do not attend the workshop, and we will instead issue you with a full refund upon notification to [email protected]



6 hours





$195 per workshop




Practical ideas, activities and
routines for the classroom
Experienced facilitators
Supporting resource booklet



Learn skills that are readily
transferred to the classroom
Meet other teachers
Share ideas and experiences


  • Elinor CozensSouth Yarra Primary School
    “Enthusiasm breeds enthusiasm! Great job - you've reminded me of the spirit needed and what is most helpful for the kids.”
  • Terry BeggsGeelong CRT Network
    "Wow, what a talented duo! Beautiful singers and talented presenters. I’ve been to hundreds of PDs and this rates right up there as most fun but also helpful."
  • Fiona BalthasarLilydale CRT Network
    "So glad I came! A thoroughly engaging PD jam packed with practical ideas for teaching a range of age groups."
  • Peter MurnaneTeacher at Black Rock PS
    "Fantastic organisation, infectious energy and the representation of how positive reinforcement and feedback can truly impact adults and teachers, let alone students. I'm a better teacher and person for attending this PD session today."